1998-99 Outside Scholarships
Throughout the academic year, the Office of Admissions receives notices
of scholarships that are offered through external organizations. The following
awards are currently available:
|September 30, 1998
||Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois
The Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois (HLSF) provides financial
assistance to first-year Latino and Latina law students through its scholarship
program. The awarding of scholarships will be based on the recipient's
application and a personal interview with the HLSF selection committee.
The criteria evaluated by the selection committee includes, but is not
limited to the applicant's academic record, financial need, writing ability,
personal recommendations and career goals. A factor in the Committee's
consideration is the applicant's connection to the State of Illinois.
The scholarship(s) to be awarded will be a minimum of $1,000. The
scholarship application and additional information are available in the
Office of Admissions, Suite 230.
|October 15, 1998
||Just the Beginning Foundation
Scholarships are available for full- and part-time students currently
enrolled in an Illinois law school who are in need of financial assistance.
Scholarship awards must be used during the 1998-99 academic year.
To be considered, applicants must submit a completed scholarship application,
a resume, a law school transcript, two letters of recommendation, a letter
of good standing, and a three page essay. The scholarship application
and additional information are available in the Office of Admissions, Suite
Another good source of information about outside scholarship awards
is fastWEB on the internet. This site maintains a searchable database
of over 400,000 scholarship awards for which you may apply. You can
visit the fastWEB site at http://www.fastweb.com.